Jefferson County History Center


Due to the increase in Covid 19 cases throughout this region, it has become necessary to once again close the History Center to the public until further notice.

Inquiries, information or drop-off items - please call (814) 849-0077 or (814) 229-2816

We Hope to See You Soon.

We make history fun for all ages

Explore Local History

Jefferson County History Center is a non-profit organization founded in 1967. Our mission is to present Jefferson County's history to county residents and visitors through our exhibits, educational programs, and publications.

JCHC postcard website

Museum Gift Shop

The JCHC museum shop contains publications, logo apparel,  educational items, toys and local souvenirs relating to Jefferson County and the surrounding region to meet the interest of young and old. Many of our publications can be ordered online using the link below.

Research & Geneaology

The JCHC provides research facilities including an extensive library, public computers with free research programming, geneaology resources, and an extensive searchable archives database relating to the history of Jefferson County.  Contract or assisted research is available. 

Jefferson County History Center

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